Harper's Weekly - May 23, 1903

Front Cover, Harper's Weekly, Vol. XLVII No. 2422, New York, Satuday, 23 May 1903 Illustrated Section.

Front Cover, Harper's Weekly, Vol. XLVII No. 2422, New York, Satuday, 23 May 1903 Illustrated Section. GGA Image ID # 19ff582a69

Copyright © 1903 Harper & Brothers

The 23 May 1903 issue of Harper's Weekly focused on Our New American Citizens. In 1902, 650,000 persons came here to live, and now it seems certain, from the record of the first three months of 1903, that this enormous figure will be exceeded this year.


  1. Cover Illustration: Our New American Citizens
  2. Article: The Passing of Gibraltar
    Map showing Gilbraltar's present defensive Weakness and Plans for Proposed Improvements.
  3. Article: Ideals of American Womanhood: The Literary Woman by Caroline Duer
    Photo of Caroline Duer
  4. Article: 27 Bridges in 53 Weeks - 5 Photographs
  5. Illustration - Full Page: "My Lady Peggy Goes to Town," at Daly's
  6. Article: Will it Rain or Shine Tomorrow? The Way the Weather Forecast is made at the Weather Bureau in Washington
    Photo: Translating Weather Reports received in Cipher, and Charting them on the Maps.
    Photo: Putting the Weater-symbol Type in Place
    Photo: Measuring the Heat recieved from the Sun
    Illustration (Full Page): Making the Weather Forecast at Washington
  7. Illustration -Full Page: Tap-Day at Yale
  8. Article: Captain Little Again by W. E. Cairnes - 2 Illustrations
  9. Major Article: Pittsburgh, the Giant Industrial City of the World
    Photographs: Higland Park Avenue, Old Block House, Wood Street, Head of Ohio River, City Hall, Post Office, Court House, Chirst Methodist Episcopal Church, Glass Plant, Jeannette, Pittsburgh Stock Exchange, Serpentine, Schenley Park, Edward T. C. Slease, and Francis Le Baron Robbins
    Illustrations: First Post Office, Homestead Works, Plant of Riter-Conly Manufacturing Company, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, Frick Building, Plant of A. M. Byers & Co. (Incorporated), Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, Cathedral, Peoples' Savings Bank Building, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, and Farmers' Deposit National Bank
  10. Biographies:
    Edward T. C. Slease & Co.
    The Pittsburg Coal Company
    Francis Le Baron Robbins and American Turst Company of Pittsburgh
    William E. Corey (+ Photo)
    David M. Clemson (+ Photo)
    The Late Capt. J. J. Vandergrift (+ Photo)
    John H. Jones (+ Photo)
    Henry Bruce Beatty (+ Photo)
    Murray Adolp Verner (+ Photo)
    The National Tube Company
    The Late William A. Herron (+ Photo)
    Home J. Linsay (+ Photo)
    The American Steel & Wire Company
    The Jones & Lauglin Steel CompanyA
    Francis J. Torrance
    Joshua W. Rhodes & Co.
    The A. Garrison Foundry Company
    The Hostetter Company
    Phillips Mine & Mill Supply Co.
  11. Two Page Large Illustration: The Song Without Words: Drawn by Clarence F. Underwood
  12. Full Page Comic Strip: The Auto Ride - A Horse-less Delusion Unhorsed, Drawn by Albert Levering
  13. Brief Articles:
    A Naval Engagement Indoors
    Edison's Latest Invention
    A Valuable Life
    The Secret of Phosphorescense
    A Novel Kind of Buoy
    A Successful Woman Composer (Ingeborg von Bronsart)
    Artificial Food
    Why We Shake Hands
    The Reliance and Shamrock III (Yachts)
    Black-Bass Fishing in Pennsylvania
  14. Reader Comments
  15. Article: Mr. Cleveland and the Presidency
  16. Article: Recent Views of the Fifteenth Amendment
  17. Article: The Influence of American Wealth on Divorce
  18. Article: Fashionable Chicago
  19. Article: The Artistic Temperament
  20. Article: The Church and Its Status
  21. Article: The Manchurian War-Scare
  22. Article: Latin America in a New Light by Marion Wilcox
  23. Biography: Richard Henry Stoddard
  24. Article: The British Army Officer by Sydney Brooks
  25. Article: Books and Bookmen
  26. Article: The School Investigation in Washington
  27. Article: Finance
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